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Introduction
Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute Egyptian Arabic Season 1, Lesson 9 - Using Adjectives In this lesson, you’ll learn how to use adjectives in simple sentences in Egyptian Arabic.
Body
Becky: Here's the way to say 'I am Egyptian’ for a woman. in Egyptian Arabic.
Nora: [Normal] أنا مصرية(ʾanā maṣreyyah)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I'
Nora: [Normal] أنا [Slow] أنا (ʾanā)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'Egyptian'
Nora: [Normal] مصرية [Slow] مصرية(maṣreyyah)
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'I am Egyptian’ for a woman.
Nora: [Slow] أنا مصرية [Normal] أنا مصرية
Becky: Ok, now let's take a look at the way to say 'I am Egyptian’ for a man.
Nora: [Normal] أنا مصري(ʾanā maṣrī)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I'
Nora: [Normal] أنا [Slow] أنا (ʾanā)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'Egyptian'
Nora: [Normal] مصري [Slow] مصري(maṣrī)
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'I am Egyptian’ for a man.
Nora: [Slow] أنا مصري [Normal] أنا مصري
Becky: Next up is the way to say 'We are American.'
Nora: [Normal] إحنا أمريكان(ʾeḥnā ʾamrīkān)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'We'
Nora: [Normal] إحنا [Slow] إحنا(ʾeḥnā)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'Americans'
Nora: [Normal] أمريكان [Slow] أمريكان(ʾamrīkān)
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'We are American.'
Nora: [Slow] إحنا أمريكان [Normal] إحنا أمريكان
Becky: Finally, here is a way to say 'You are Chinese.’ plural.
Nora: [Normal] أنتو صينيين(ʾentū ṣīnīīn)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'You (plural)'
Nora: [Normal] إنتو [Slow] إنتو(ʾentū)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'Chinese'
Nora: [Normal] صينيين [Slow] صينيين(ṣīnīīn)
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'You are Chinese.’
Nora: [Slow] أنتو صينيين [Normal] أنتو صينيين
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Nora: People will almost always ask you where you're from, because most Egyptians aren't familiar with all the different accents foreigners have. Egyptians love foreigners, though, so don't worry! Go ahead and tell them where you are from!

Outro

Becky: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Hi Listeners! Let's practice these adjectives in the comments!

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Thursday at 03:18 AM
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Hi Laura,


أنت إنجليزية؟ وأنا مصرية!


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Laura
Saturday at 02:29 AM
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انا انجليزي